post-Sandy recovery in New York News

New York Public Hospital Gets $117M in Sandy Aid

The city’s public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for damage related to Superstorm Sandy, the state’s two U.S. senators said on August 14. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s …

NYU’s Langone Medical Center to Get $1B in Sandy Aid

New York University’s Langone Medical Center is getting over $1 billion to repair damage from Sandy and protect against future storms. New York Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday that the “lump sum” has been authorized by the Federal Emergency Management …

NYC Sandy Victims Frustrated at Delays in City’s Home Rebuilding Program

A year and a half after Superstorm Sandy decimated New York City’s coastline, a city-run program that was supposed to rebuild wrecked homes has only begun construction on three houses, and officials say they will need another $1 billion from …

NYC Mayor Names New Team to Speed Up Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named a new team on March 29 to speed up efforts to help New Yorkers still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, saying he was “thoroughly dissatisfied” with previous results. De Blasio joined Sen. Charles …

NYC Mayor Says City Conducting Review of Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio asked frustrated New Yorkers for patience on Monday as the city labors to reboot its efforts to help those hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. “It is self-evident that the pace has been a …